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19th Century French Leather, Velvet, Brass Optical Case, circa 1800s


Victorian optical case by Nachet & Frils, Paris, circa 1800s. A leather case lined in purple velvet with the manufacturer's name on the top. The case contains multiple brass and glass optical lens used during an eye exam. There is also a hand held device. A few lenses are missing.


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    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 2.75 in. x W 19.5 in. x D 11.75 in.

    H 6.99 cm x W 49.53 cm x D 29.85 cm

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    San Francisco, CA
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